benzene hexachloride


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benzene hexachloride:

see insecticidesinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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Lindane, known technically by synonyms such as gamma benzene hexachloride and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane, has been in use for about 50 years.
"Let's not forget about gamma benzene hexachloride [lindane].